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Jul 16, 2010 6:00pm PDT
thursday for test purposes and since then, the flow of oil appears to have stopped. u.s. president barack obama welcomed the news but warned this is not a permanent solution and an enormous cleanup still lies ahead. >> the undersea flow has been stopped for now. after almost three months, there is no sign of oil leaking out. tests are still under way, but hopes are rising the new metal cap can contain the massive pressure and put an end to the worst spill in u.s. history. >> we will do lots of analysis to make sure it looks like everything is as it should be. i think it is going to be several more days. we need to be cautious right now. it is a great site, but it is far from the finish line. >> president obama warned the cap is not a permanent solution. >> even if a shut-in is not possible, this new cap and the additional equipment being placed in the gulf will be able to contain up to 80,000 barrels per day, which should allow us to capture nearly all the will until the well is killed. >> even if the cap does hold, it is a temporary solution. bp has to seal off the lead permanentl
PBS
Jul 16, 2010 9:00pm PDT
and adapting our responses to the threats that we're facing. >> does the u.s. integrate the tools of peace building into its statecraft? when do challenges like poverty, disease and climate change become issues of national security? and what role can global institutions and civil society organizations play in supporting government led efforts? next, on great decisions. >> in a democracy, agreement is not essential, but participation is. join us as we discuss today's most critil global issues. join us as we discuss today's most critil global issues. join us for great decisions. [instrumental music] >> great decisions is produced by the foreign policy association, inspiring americans to learn more about the world. funding for great decisions is provided by the carnegie corporation of new york, the starr foundation, shell international, and the european commission. great decisions is produced in association with the university of delaware. >> and now from our studios, here is ralph begleiter. >> welcome to great decisions. i'm ralph begleiter. joining us to discuss peace building and st
CNN
Jul 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
a year about the problems that the u.s. has been having in cyberspace, both on dod networks, but also on critical infrastructure, and there's a real fear that some of our foreign opponents had the ability to make attack us through this, to hurt dod and so there's a real interest in making dod better able to operate in cyberspace and this is one of the initiatives that the department is making to do that. >> reporter: u.s. intelligent officials are getting more and more concerned that chinese and russian operatives are surveilling computer systems that control places like this, power plants and other key parts of america's infrastructure. contacted by cnn, an official at the chinese embassy in washington called that notion ridiculous, unwarranted and said in a statement, we want to see no more of such allegations of china targeting u.s. infrastructure through the internet. the nsa's mere involvement is creating dispute. "the wall street journal" which first reported this story says in order to detect possible cyber attacks, the nsa would rely on a set of sensors deployed in comput
PBS
Jul 17, 2010 6:00am PDT
prone to panic and collapse. >> the u.s. senate this week approved a sweeping overhaul of the u.s. financial sector. the act introduces a raft of restrictions on banks to curb risk. it seals a mammoth legislative victory for president barack obama. chris dodd, democratic chairman of the senate banking committee praises the land mark reform. >> this is a major undertaking. one that is historic in its proportions that is an attempt to set in place the structure that will allow us to minimize the problems in the future. >> richard shelby, the senior republican on the banking committee thinks differently. >> it creates vast new bureaucracy with little accountability and seriously, i believe underminds the competitiveness of the american economy. >> wall street has been under a cloud of uncertainty for about three years. does the dodd, frank financial overhaul dispel that cloud? >> no, it doesn't, john. they didn't deal with too big to fail. they didn't really get the casinos out of the banks. they got an enormous number of new regulations. the thing is half the size of the king james
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2010 2:00pm EDT
new level in the u.s.- israel cooperation. the rockets with better guidance system and greater range are spreading across the region. hamas has a substantial number of rockets in gaza. they all pose a serious danger. these and other threats to israel's civilian population are real and growing. they must be addressed. we are standing shoulder to shoulder with our israeli partners to do so. coming into my current job after eight years with senator clinton, i can attest to hurt deep sense of pride in being a strong voice for israel. i travel to israel with senator clinton in 2005. i join her on her first visit to israel as secretary of state in march of 2009. when it comes to the u.s.-israel relationship, the policy guidance secretary clinton has given me is no different from the guidance she gave me when i worked for her in the senate. in a recent speech, she asked me, coming from this experience of working with her, to make the management of our security relationship with israel preserving israel's military edge among my top priorities. the unique relationship between the united state
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 4:00am EDT
under the u.s. la for the government to lobby for or against abortion in foreign countries. >> back here at home, the spokesman confirmed that the new federal regulations will require healthcare providers to have technology enabling them to calculate a person body mass index. which is used to determine obesity. b.m.i. is a relationship between height and weight and the stimulus package requires providers to have the height and weight information stored electronically and available on new exchange. new test results are in for the temporary fix of the well cap in the gulf. officials say it's good news, worries still persist over potential leaks. correspondent william la jeunesse is here with an update. good evening. >> since capping the well, they expected increase in pressure from methane. they expected the 2500 pounds per square inch, they got 6700. so while there is no evidence of a leak, there is ambiguity of the finding. what does it mean for the gulf? more uncertainty. >> until it's stopped permanently, i have no trust. too many things are happening. >> anger, resignation and am
PBS
Jul 17, 2010 12:30am PDT
far, so good, the cat in the zero oil well in the gulf of mexico works. the u.s. and britain criticized the release of the libyan bomber. targeting the faithful, suicide bombers attacked a shia mosque. just three weeks after taking office, roger is new prime minister calls -- australia's new prime minister calls for an election in august. welcome to bbc news. i am juliet dunlop. engineers are now studying the results of pressure test to see along the cat can contain the leak. our correspondent reports. >> is this the moment that the state of bp's oil spill stretched to vanish from the waters of the gulf of mexico? a mile down, this is how it looked last night. the leak was gradually being turned off until the flow was cut to just a wisp of oil and then shut it totally. it is good news, although president obama warned americans to be cautious. >> one of the problems with having this camera down there is that, when the oil stops gushing, everybody feels like we're done and we are not. scientists are doing a number of test. they want to make sure that, by putting this cap on, th
FOX News
Jul 16, 2010 10:00pm EDT
u.s. consulate office in juarez was killed a couple of weeks ago this is violence that we are seeing up on the border, also spilling across the border. we must see a greater sense of urgency in the response by the united states government. >> greta: get i guess we can did this all night. the worker at the embassy she was with her family at a birthday party recently and she was murdered in her car. i guess some watching can say we have a lot of crime here. for some reason this is stunning inches away from our country that i don't know if it is overstating it by saying there is a war down there or if i'm an alarmist or the federal government is not sufficiently paying attention. >> look at the raw numbers. we can leave out the hyperbole or the words. more lives have been lost because the war with the drug cartels in juarez alone, just a few blocks from the united states of america than lost in the war in afghanistan. over the past couple of years more than 2400 people in juarez alone have been killed because of the drug cartel war. more than 5,000 across the country of mexico. it is mo
FOX
Jul 16, 2010 10:00pm EDT
noise. i wasn't sure what it was. >> reporter: earthquake expert mike blanpied with the u.s. geological survey says earthquakes aren't rare in these parts. new york, southern virginia and the carolinas are more probably, but the d.c. region has had a few relatively minor tremors. >> in this area we're probably not going to get the big one right around here. we could get earthquakes big enough to do some damage and certainly there are many parts of the country that could. >> reporter: no one was injured and there was no damage reported, but people sure are talking about it. weighing in on the did you feel it section of the usgs website calling in to fox 5. but some people never even felt the earthquake sleeping through it, only learning about it hours later. >> as far as i'm concerned it did not happen. >> reporter: nothing except a little rattling and rolling has got folks talking over dinner about the day the earth around the d.c. area shook. >> it was significant. i mean, i hope i never feel that again. >> reporter: the few earthquakes that have happened here have been in
CBS
Jul 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
from house arrest last monday. swiss officials refused to report him to the u.s. where he's wanted for a 1977 child sex case. still ahead on tonight's "cbs evening news," the military changes tactics in its fight against suicide. a completely blocked artery, >> glor: officials in afghanistan today reported the death of five nato soldiers, including two americans, one killed by a road siem bomb in eastern afghanistan, the other in the south. a record 60 americans were killed in afghanistan last month. and the military's also grappling with an equally devastating problem, suicide byer service members. >> reporter: june was not only the worst month ever for american combat deaths in afghanistan. it was the worst month ever for suicides in the army. a total of 32 soldiers, both active duty and reserve, took their own lives in those 30 days. so far this year 145 soldiers have committed suicide compared with 130 during first six months of last year, which at the time was the worst on record. in an attempt to reverse the trend, the army released a suicide prevention video in which specialist
MSNBC
Jul 16, 2010 9:00pm EDT
. the enemy in afghanistan is broadly understood to the be the taliban. they were roaded by the u.s. and the northern alliance at the beginning of the war, only to return in force. from afar the taliban are simply the bad guys. but how they affect afghan society, how to fight them, and who should fight them are subjects worth looking at from close up. which is one thing we try to do on our recent trip into the war zone. we're here at check point 710, which is between kandahar city. and we're here with a third lieutenant part of the afghan civil order police, which is partnered with u.s. forces here to run this check point. lieutenant, thank you very much for your time. >> sure. >> why did you join? >> translator: i joined to serve my country. >> was the training very good? >> translator: it's been good training. the first time he came here. good training. >> are you from southern afghanistan or somewhere else in the country? >> do you think it's good to have police from kabul, from the rest of the country? rather than local police here? >> translator: yeah, he thinks that the police
WHUT
Jul 16, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. tavis: how do you respond to countries, iran, north korea, anyby else, you ask why the u.s. and russia have access to nuclear weapons? and until and unless they get rid of theirs, if we have the capacity ensigns to build our own, why should the u.s. and russia be the only ones with access to nuclear capacity? >> the nonpareil for rationed treaty which was signed in 1968, -- the non-proliferation treaty which was signed in 1968 has three pillars. one is the weapons states will step by step get rid of their weapons. that is the u.s. and other countries that had weapons at that time. second, the countries that signed the treaty that did not have weapons will not develop them, including iran and north korea. third, every country has the right to civil nuclear power. there are three legs on that stole and we'll have to enforce and live up to the obligations of that. -- there are three legs on that stool and we all have to enforce and live up to the obligations of that. you cannot tell people to stop smoking law you are chain- smoking yourself, so this all goes together. everybody has
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
language and analyze it. >> thank you, suza >> the appointment to fill the vacant u.s. senate seat of the late west virginia senator robert byrd. president obama on the gulf of mexico oil spill. after that, minority leader talk about their opposition to the democrats' economic policies. later, the state of the u.s. is really a security relationship. -- israeli security relationship. >> tomorrow, the michigan governor's republican primary debate. the candidates are seeking to replace democratic governor who is -- that is at 8:00 tomorrow. >> this weekend, author panels on religion, diversity in publishing, and african-american history. live, all day saturday starting at 11:00. also this week and, at the university -- columbia university professor on his new book. a weekend filled with a non- fiction books on c-span2. >> c-span, our public affairs content is available on television, radio, and online. you can also connect with us on facebook and twitter. sign up for our schedule alerts e-mails at c-span.org. >> we are covering the first of two debates over the weekend between republican
FOX
Jul 16, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >>> the u.s. army released the name of a soldier from napa who was killed wednesday in afghanistan. chase stanley was one of several soldiers that died. >>> lawmakers in sacramento have passed and the governor has already signed into law a law that will make bart supervisors more responsible. >> reporter: greater trans transparency was used in describing the new law. >> doing nothing was not an option. >> reporter: the new law authored by sandra swanson and signed by governor arnold schwarzenegger appoints an independent auditor. it also creates an 11 member citizen review board to recommend disciplinary action. >> this is a new page in bart's history. >> reporter: the new law is the latest change at bart is the shooting death of oscar grant the iii by mehserle about a year and a half ago. >> things that go wrong prior to this, the bart police department did it themselves. it was our own internal affairs. after january of 2009, that had to stop. >> it gives us another place to go, they look at our training, they look at our policy. they look at the investigations and they can spot
CNN
Jul 17, 2010 7:00pm EDT
hour on cnn the crisis of violence on the u.s./mexico border reaching a tipping point. car bombs are becoming the weapon of choice. >>> another u.s. governor sent the national guard. it wasn't the way their week as summer camp was supposed to end. what happened on this busy kansas interstate sending dozens of children flying through a bus and holding on for dear life. >>> she have got pregnant in high school and her mom became a political star. posed nude. now they're back together. "us weekly" broke the story and we'll hear from an editor tonight. >>> it is day 89 of the gulf oil disaster and day two of zero oil gushing into the gulf. bp's integrity test of its new cap is now passed the 48-hour mark and will go on a while longer. david mattingly joins us from new orleans. david, why the extension of this testing period? >> reporter: well, that's just another evidence of all the caution that we're seeing throughout this entire process. 48 hours have gone by. there was no sign of any oil leaking as the pressure slowly continues to build up inside that well. everything acting just as t
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 7:00pm EDT
or afghanistan. [ siren ] >> juliet: tonight a deadly fight over the u.s. border make u.s. changing the way they fight the drug war. >> what does it mean? >> 160 miles an hour, my best time. >> its sport dominated by men. now nascar is looking for more women. laura ingle has got what it takes to keep up with the pros. >> juliet: the government is setting a critical deadline for the disaster in the gulf. evaluation of a new cap containing the oil leak will continue outlaw tomorrow. it's not clear what will happen next. the latest decision takes it beyond the 48 trial period that bp capped the oil well. a live look on the gulf floor. we've seen this picture nearly 52 hours, they are saying, quote there is no evidence of ruptures of the pipes or the ocean floor. hundreds of miles away in houston, they are monitoring the data coming in. perhaps the most important piece the pressure on the containment cap. ideal reading is 7500 pounds per square inch or psi. thad allen is saying that number would make no potential for any leaks. right now the psi is in the vicinity of 6745 and climbing.
FOX
Jul 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
admitted to stealing top secret u.s. documents and then transmitting them to the cuban government. the judge today also sentenced meyers' wife to more than five years in prison for helping her husband steal secrets. >>> a virginia man stuck in the middle east can now come home. yahya weheilie says he isn't holding a grudge against the united states. he was held in egypt for months and placed on the no fly list while the f.b.i. conducted an investigation. he drew suspicion for traveling to yemen nearly two years ago. he went there he says to study arabic. the u.s. considers yemen a safe haven for terrorists. >>> a new report with frightening details about a possible attack on new york city. shawn yancy is everywhere at 11:00. >>> this new intelligence report raises questions about whether new york city was a target in another plot last christmas. the same day as the failed bombing on the detroit bound plane. the document says the final target of that attack is not clear by extremists allegedly had a detailed plan and discussed restaurants and nightclubs in new york city. >>> so far
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
family and family research county -- council. >> from the u.s. second circuit court of appeals decision this week, we now hold that the fcc's policy on indecency violates the first amendment, because it is unconstitutionally vague, creating a chilling effect that goes far beyond the fleeting expletives at issue here. carter phillips, you were the lawyer for fox television station. what is the net effect of this decision on in decency? >> i think it takes the law, essentially, back to pacifica, where the supreme court said -- the carline decision -- what it basically says is you should be looking for that shock treatment, repeat statements, as a basis on which to enforced indecency. the second circuit would not have the authority to overrule what the supreme court has said. from that point forward, what the second circuit says is that what the commission has done is so vague and incomprehensible that it is not a basis on which the first amendment will allow you to enforce the decency -- the indecency standards. >> what other decisions have been made since that case -- that is of the case
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2010 7:00am EDT
have been a consultant to u.s. domestic oil companies and foreign oil companies. in environmental and safety matters. i will say that american companies run to a higher standard on environmental and higher standard on safety. that is a fact because i have worked for both of them. this whole thing should not have happened in the first place, but there are thousands and thousands of oil rigs operating in the gulf safely and without problems. it is completely inappropriate for an experience and on educated government official to come in and of -- and presumably to have all the answers because they don't. the biggest problem is that there is high regulation but for the most part the regulators don't understand what they are looking at and don't know what they are doing. i have been there, done that, seen that, and i shake my head at out incompetents the government regulators are. that is what i have to say. host: the lead story in "the los angeles times" -- it goes on and you can reap more in ""the los angeles times." are democrats line is next. caller: one of the things i would like to s
CNN
Jul 17, 2010 1:00pm EDT
. china produces goods at a fraction of the price that we can here in the u.s. in part because of the way it values its currency. peter moricci is an economist and professor. you say that we either get china to play fair or we're headed for a depression. >> absolutely. if china doesn't play fair, there's just not a demand for what americans make. businesses need customers and capital. the customer side, there's just not enough demand for what americans make because we spend so much in china. it undervalues its currency by 40% or 50%. either we're going to grow very slowly or we'll tank. but we're not going to recover quickly enough to get unemployment below 9%. >> for another take, let's turn to richard quest host of cnn quest means business. last year the trade imbalance was $227 billion. that sounds like a gap we need to close, but china produceses goods a lot more cheaply which means folks like me and everyone else in america get to pay less for things. so what's wrong with that? >> jessica, it's very simple. the day you are prepared to pay more for the t-shirt on your back and the
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2010 2:00am EDT
-- a two-state solution. u.s. support for security is much more than a simple act. we are committed to their security because it enhances our own security. we cannot entrust israel's future to the status quo. we will continue to support our words with concrete actions. the relationship is too important to be anything less than a top priority. our commitment to the military edge has never been greater. under the leadership of president obama, our relationship will always receive the time and focus it deserves. thank you for your time and attention. [applause] >> thank you. it is a pleasure to see you here in your new position. it makes me feel very old. [inaudible] i don't think anybody would it met you referenced twice the tough decisions israel will make. that this it sounds like the presumption of your approach is that you make israel a strong in order to take risks of peace. there are others recently who have made the argument that israel is not a strategic asset of the u.s., they call them a liability. all the support we give israel does not take those tough decisions and engages i
CNN
Jul 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
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NBC
Jul 16, 2010 5:30pm PDT
people -- the u.s. economy. consumer confidence plunged to the lowest levels we have seen in almost a year according to new numbers out today. the stock market went down along with it. the dow lost more than 261 points on this single day of trading. cnbc's senior economic reporter steve liesman is with us. steve, it's been a while since we spoke last. as you know, these figures that are coming out lend fuel and credence to the fear that we are going to have what's called the double dip recession. you're coming up near a recovery only to fall down again. how real is it? >> i think the fear is very real right now on the street. not a lot of optimism on the economy, although most economists, including those at the federal reserve, say that's probably not what's going to happen. although looking at the consumer sentiment numbers today, it was the eighth biggest drop we have had. the kind of drop we have seen for example around 9/11 and consumer pessimism rose and also the financial crash back in october. so it's one that's very well worth watching, but so far the sense is that we have hit
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
ago, u.s. authorities with reaction to the car bombing in mexico. customs and border protection telling us, quote, windchill we remain vigilant all ports of entry are operational. we have lines of communication with our law enforcement partners. its shared goal to present a united front against violence to keep borders safe and secure. car bombing was deadly but it was a well planned and brazen trap right in front after police headquarters. it appears to be a drug cartel in mexico used a car bomb against police. cold blooded attack was captured on video. it shows the moment the bomb went off in the busy intersection in the border city of juarez. they were lured by a phone call that a police officer was down. it shows paramedics helping the wounded man on the street. that is the moment when a parked car explodes and the video gets shaky. the photographer was badly injured. wounded man on the ground he was wearing a fake uniform. he died in the blast. police believe the car bombing was the top leader drug cartel gang. he was arrested earlier in the day, although the use of a car b
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 10:00am EDT
u.s., and some of the foreign automakers able to thrive, but the unionized companies up in detroit weren't able to thrived. >> brenda: jonas, jonas, hold on, let gary go. >> one of the problems, the wages they dictated to gm and chrysler were almost double what the poor toyota workers were making. >> gary, did they make-- did the union workers invent the aztec and the bomb cars in u.s. >> i agree. >> besides the unions. >> wouldn't you say the big contributing factor is the high labor union costs that the automakers were forced to buckle under to? >> they have high labor costs in germany and the car companies are successful and they have unions in other-- and we're not competing with china and cars, japan and germany have expensive labor rates. >> brenda: i'll give toby the last word or he'll be really mad. >> look it, i say this, we have debated this for about a million years, at the end of the day, the statistics say that the unionized labor force in the united states is unfortunately dying because they've priced themselves out of the market. >> brenda: it only felt like it. than
SFGTV2
Jul 16, 2010 9:00pm PDT
the u.s. who suffer from substance use disorders. and that news is a message of hope and confidence in treatment and recovery. the thing that is so exciting about the family concept is a very interesting and sitting listening; there had been three different statistics used as far as how many alcoholics there are in the country. i've always used to figure 20 million. either side of that is ok. but if you figure an average family of four, you're talking about a 100 million people in the united states of america are affected by alcoholic behavior. i applaud and thank the volunteers who have worked hard to promote national alcohol and drug recovery month. a month is a celebration. a month amplifies our dedication to assisting our loved ones, our neighbors, and our friends who have recovered. but we all know that it takes 12 months of each year to work hard and to promote our dedication to people who are in need. people trapped by drug or alcohol addiction often feel like there's no hope, no way out. but for every lock there's a key. and if you have a problem it's good to know there are rea
PBS
Jul 16, 2010 7:00pm PDT
phase this year to launch of probe on schedule. >>> the u.s. congress has given final approval to the financial regulatory reform, one of the obama key policy goals. the legislation will put in place the most dramatic system since the 1930s. the senate voted 60-39 on thursday. it was passed by the house of representatives of last month. this is to avoid a recurrence of the financial crisis. it includes an oversight of the banks and authorities. they also create a new federal agency to protect thefinancial . the bill also imposes limits on financial institutions and dealing with high-risk products. >> good afternoon. the united states congress has now passed a wall street reform bill that will bring greater economic security to families and businesses across the country. we can't afford another financial crisis just as we're digging out from the last one. >> obama is expected to sign the bill into law next week. the bill, however, has incorporated some of the financial industry's demands. banks are still limited in investments in hedge funds despite calls for a total ban. it also a
CBS
Jul 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
gusts reached 40 miles an hour plus at times. unfair was how u.s. open champ described it. of course, he kind of liked it, since he played in the morning session and missed most of the afternoon hole. the winds died down today. call it playable. except for tiger woods. hey mr. woods. where is that other putter on the par 4, 13. tiger push it is to the right. if you could hear that, you would be bleeping it out. add that to his double bogey, and the wheels were coming off the wagon. woods here on the road hole. he finished at 3 under. 1 over for the day. shot of the day, check out miguel playing it off the rocks and on to the green. you got to do that in the open championship. he finished minus 3. everybody is following lui for the birdie on 16 and he drains it. he leaves paul casey by 4. afterwards, the world's number one player may not be for long. tiger trying to be positive. >> my ball is right where i need to have it. i'm hitting the ball really well. controlling all my shots. i'm not getting it in the hole. >> here's the leader board, sort of a two-man show. after that, you need
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 10:30am EDT
cleared up. economist bob shiller called this a plan for a plan and according to the u.s. chamber of commerce there are going to be more than 500 new rules, created, made by all the different regulators. compare that to 16 for sarbanes oxley. so if anybody tells you they know how this is going to impact everybody in the country, every financial institution, they have no idea and we don't even know, have any idea whose hands this really winds up in. >> you know, the basic structure of the banks remain in place, the structure that led to the massive balance and risk taking, i mean, citigroup combines trading and insures deposits, it's still there and not changing that, just a couple of-- >> what's the rule on proprietary trading. >> you don't want to get into it. >> you've got arcane here, but-- >> that was a big bug a boo. >> 90% of the trading that caused what happened can still go on. >> what's the big deal. >> yeah, but the bigger deal-- >> eliminating some of the bad regulators alone, just take what happened with aig, within this-- >> a bad regulator. >> regulator shopping, you've
PBS
Jul 17, 2010 6:30am PDT
last year. gwen: this is u.s. forces we're talking about? >> yes. u.s. forces, casualties. i went with a general and one of the first things we did is went to a memorial service for a 20-year-old soldier and i couldn't help sitting there thinking, a 20-year-old soldier who was 11 years old when this war started. gwen: wow. >> so saw that really first hand. >> is there anything you saw in the training, so much of this depends on the ability to stand up this very wobbley afghan force. was there any good in the training you saw there? >> yeah. i have the comparison to iraq so i can look back and think they've really come a long way in what they're doing and how they're doing it. but at the same time some of the are you -- recruits they're getting, one of the officers said to me they can't shoot, they can't drive, they can't read. they were doing the most rudimentary training you can ever do. driver's training the they can't read license plate numbers if they're going out to be police officers in the local areas. i think the training is going well. it's just that we're so far behind b
PBS
Jul 16, 2010 5:30pm PDT
close that gap by schlumberger. and oxidental is the biggest onshore producer of oil in the u.s. very good growth prospects for oxidental, just like all of these companies. >> susie: we have a half minute left. exxon-mobil is not on your list. why is that? >> i think exxon-mobil is a little pricey. they do deserve a premium, but i think it is a little much right now. and on top of that, they don't pay as much of a dividend. it yields about 3%. and the xto position they just closed will not yield much to earnings. >> susie: any disclosures to make about these recommendations. >> i do not own any of these stocks, and edward jones does not do any investment banking with any of them. >> fair enough. brian, thank you so much for coming on the program. have a great weekend. >> thank you, you, too. >> tom: here's what we're watching for next week: our friday "market monitor" guest is ernie ankrim, senior market advisor at russell investments. apple, goldman sachs and wells fargo report quarterly results. monday, if congress okays it, more than two million americans who've been out of work fo
MSNBC
Jul 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
was sharing secrets with the u.s. he said he was brought to america against his will. they deny amiri's version of events and say he was a cooperative informant paid $5 million for information on iran's nuclear program. greg miller is national security reporter with the "washington post" and joins us now. this is such a cloak and dagger story. it could be a hollywood movie. the cia says they whis beinged him out. he said he was drugged and kidnapped. do we know what happened? >> this is high profile spat between the cia and one of the primary sources in iran. you have totally conflicting accounts from both sides and u.s. officials insist he was brought out for his own good after if became clear he may have been exposed inside iran and might be dangerous for him to stay there. >> did we get good information from him? >> everyone says there was good information from the source, he provided significant information about a number of nuclear facilities inside iran. as well as confirming information that they had gotten from other sources. nobody describes him as the key to the kingdo
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 7:00am EDT
that one of the soldiers killed was an american. that u.s. born al qaeda linked cleric lalingedly forming the chris day day bombing . was add to the list. they cut off his bank accounts and financial support. he is thought to be in yemen. two state officials who created a list was 1300 illegal immigrants and mailed them around the state are on administrative leave. they worked for the department of work force services in utah. they accessed confidential documents on the list and investigation comes as utah governor plans to host a public immigration summit next week. the second of two televised debates before the arizona primary takes place next week. things got heated between john mccain and jd hayworth. >> in fact, i had to see the footwear john has on. he doesn't have flip flops. >> didn't you think that this was a group that was taking people's money to say they would get free money. that is not a conservative. >> good thing we are talking policy. >> they would find out their fate in less than two months. >> those are your headlines at this hour. >> working that flip flop joke
MSNBC
Jul 17, 2010 7:00am EDT
nuclear secrets with the u.s. he maintains he was kidnapped by the cia and brought to the u.s. against his will. they say he was a voluntary informant and paid $5 million for his information on iran's nuclear program. greg miller is a national security reporter with the "washington post" and joins us now. greg, you've done great reporting on this, thanks so much for joining us. first of all, was he evacuated from iran? or was he drugged and abducted as he claims? >> well, you've got two utterly conflicting accounts here, right? and u.s. officials insist he wasn't abducted. that he was brought out largely because they were recommending that he needed to get out because he'd been discovered in iran. his story he's telling in iran is -- it's gaining a lot of traction in the middle east and it probably will be paid close attention to there. but u.s. officials say it's just not true. >> what's the big concern for a lot of the national security officials and intelligence officials that you spoke with now that he has returned that sources and methods could be compromised? >> well, yeah, there
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 12:00pm EDT
feet long sailed to the u.s. from portugal, testing on the vessel found at the amount of oil collected was not enough to warrant using it. federal coordinator commented on the decision saying in part, this is a quote. "while it's impressive, awhale is not suited to the needs of the response." we appreciate the ingenuity of the team to make the system work." for now, the underwater oil gusher is cap and the seal is sealed. but regardless of what happens, damage will impact others for years to come. i want to walk over here now and take a walk down the beach with the mayor of orange beach, alabama. he's a guy who knows a lot about the situation. his name is tony kinnen. tony and i are going to take a walk down the beach to talk about the situation. >> thank you for being here. >> we'll go this way. walk with me. tell me first of all about the situation. let's talk about the situation. how is it? >> we're giddy around town now that the well is capped. we feel good about that. a weight off our shoulders to some degree. but we are still a little concerned. i'm afraid when media le
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2010 10:00am EDT
enforce u.s. code. >> next question directed toward john mccain. allen greenspan said there is reason not to extend the bush tax cut, but favor them, even as we face the growing seff sit. >> i respect allen greenspan but he was in charge when this meltdown occurred and obviously has great responsibility for it. we can't raise taxes at this time. tax increases will hurt our economy even more. whether i voted against the bush tax cuts in 2001 because i predicted that spending had to be brought under control, and it was not. we worked from tax cuts and benefits. i voted for tax cuts, but i didn't want to go from spluss to deficit. with you -- but we are in tage. but we are in danger. we are in danger of, at best, a very slow recovery. people are hurting. we need to have our taxes kept low. we need to cut corporate taxes, and we need to give social security tax and other payroll taxes -- taxes need to be held off until we can get the e-mail businesses back in business -- get the small business yes -- businesses back in business. but to raise taxes at this time in history woo be -- would b
CNN
Jul 16, 2010 8:00pm EDT
bomber free and home to libya. the brits now say that was a mistake, and the u.s. senate wants to investigate. but questions on everyone's mind was bp involved behind the scenes? >>> and later, the big problem with the iphone 4. is antenna-gate a chink in the armor of the mighty steve jobs? we have a lot to get to tonight, but we begin with our number one story, which of course is oil. the watch word today is cautious optimism. >> day 88. the pressure is on. can the cap hold back the oil? so far so good. but the president says don't forget, there is still a huge cleanup to do. >> tonight the prognosis is being described as muted optimism. >> there is still some concern that the pressure levels are not where they should be. >> just a short time ago, retired a mirell thad allen said the pressure. to the left is trouble. much further to the right would be ideal. >> so what are those pressure readings telling us? is there cause for concern there? that's why we have david mattingly. he want to bring him in here now. he has been following this for us all day long. he is live tonight in
ABC
Jul 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
actual flow rate once and for all. under u.s. law, bp would be fined up to $4,300 per barrel per day if gross negligence is proven. meaning bp's bill on day 86, using the government's highest estimates, could total more than $22 billion. and bp has been vastly underestimating the size of the spill for months now. at first by a factor of 60. and there's some suspicion that bp may never want an accurate number of that tally ever to surface. ron. >> matt, nearly $22 billion, that is a staggering amount of money. >> reporter: yes, it is, and that doesn't mention the claims from fishermen to stockholders and of course the cleanup. bp has shelled out $3.5 billion so far and more. we're learning that work on the cleanup could continue here for years, ron. >> it could go a lot higher than that $22 billion. thank you, matt gutman. >>> the oil may not be flowing, but there's still a lot of activity going on above the wellhead. reporter ted oberg was on the water today. >> reporter: ron, as the well testing closed in and surpassed the 48-hour mark, it was quiet out here. no recovered oil being
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 3:00am EDT
a problem with this. it is not like they did something really bad like trying to enforce u.s. immigration law. i could see them upset about that. >> that is a remark directed at obama about priorities. ron, good to see you. it has been awhile. do you think bp is guilty? >> the fourth largest company making back room deals to further their interest, that doesn't happen. drill, baby drill just happens i guess. it is the stage four cancer care that has gotten alt better. thaten feuar yates me. he should have died within dayses. >> you should go to libya if you want to survive. >> it is prostate cancer. never released anybody for early released if they have prostate cancer. >> the treatments for that are effective. there are victims of -- relatives of the victims of the loc cee rbie bombing who are incredibly angry because they could have told him it was survivable. this is something that the british always accuse americans of doing, of being evil conspiracy mongers and this could be very, very bad. >> i think you are right. there are two major issues to look at. the doctor who m
FOX News
Jul 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
laundering, kidnapping and murder. >>> u.s. former al-qaeda-linked cleric allegedly response for for the countries mall bombing has been added to a black list. the obama administration slapped him with sanctions to freezing his bank accounts and cutting off his financial support. he's thought to be hiding in yemen. feds placed him on a secret list of targets to be captured or killed. >> >> rick: in iran police arresting 40 after a deadly bombing in a mosque, killing at least 27, injuring hundreds of worshippers too. sunni rebel group says it carried out the bombings. thousands of mourners taking to the streets as funerals were held for all the victims. iran blaming the u.s. for the bombing in an effort to weaken the government there. president obama publicly condemning the bombing. >>> new arrests in the deadly bombings in uganda. police arresting 20 suspects who they say are connected with an al-qaeda-linked terror group which claimed responsibility. the bomb went off sunday killing 76 as they watched the world cup final on television, 37 others, including some americans are still recov
NBC
Jul 17, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. tonight we got a fresh look at it aboard a flight with the u.s. coast guard. on coast guard flight from mobile, alabama to the deepwater horizon site in the gulf of mexico, pilots began spotting oil miles offshore. the closer they got to the damaged well, the more oil they saw. >> i didn't see any until we were probably 30 or 40 miles offshore. then we started seeing some of the stuff, temustified below th water >> reporter: millions of gallons of oil are still in the water drifting with the winds and currents. in some areas there are long streaks of oil. elsewhere, there are miles and miles of sheen. >> it's starting to turn brownish. >> reporter: every day these planes fly over the oil slicks far off the gulf and off the shore directing skimmer boats and alerting officials about where the oil is headed next. all along coastal alabama today some of that oil washed in with the tide. cleanup crews are using a variety of methods to try to stay ahead of it. the steady stream of oil makes it impossible to control. patty and michael hicks are visiting gulf shores from mobile. >> it's sa
CNN
Jul 17, 2010 12:00pm EDT
how did he get to be the democratic candidate for a u.s. senate seat, but he'll be having his first major speech as the candidate for u.s. is that the. why is there so much interest in alvin greene? >> you said it right there. he surprised everybody back on june 8th when he won the primary if senate. it was a race that was overshadowed by the governor's race there. not many people in the media or voters paid attentio alvin greene won without campaigning, running a commercial. it was just a fascinating story, first time candidate -- >> or even really having money. >> exactly. he needed $10,000 to apply. the state investigated where he got the money. they found no wrote doing, so no charges. now tomorrow he'll speak for the first time. he's got an event where he lives, he'll be speaking to the naacp. he'll talk about jobs, education and justice, which he says are the core issues on his campaign. i tell you, this story continues to surprise us all. >> it's fascinating. that's why we love politics. >> always another twist. >> all right, paul, thanks so much. >>> something else some of u
CW
Jul 17, 2010 12:41am EDT
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